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Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are still buzzing today

The nominations for the 2018 BET Awards are out and DJ Khaled is leading the pack.

Scoring six nominations, including for album of the year, video of the year and best male hip-hop artist, Khaled is followed by Pulitzer Prize winner Kendrick Lamar, who received five nominations.

Also on the list are two Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage nominated in the category of ‘International Act.’

One of them already expressed his joy:

Thank you @BET !!!! Caaaaaaaaminnnn 😆😇 🏆

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You can see the full list here: 2018 BET Awards.


Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola, popularly known as Omoge Campus, has died.

She passed away after a battle with breast cancer.

Her colleague, Bisola Badmus, broke the news of her death on her Instagram page.

Gone so soon RIP omogecampus

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Famous rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday in Henry County, Georgia, outside Atlanta, according to authorities.

The musician, whose real name is Clifford Harris Jr., was arrested outside the gated community where he resides.

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office said T.I. was cited on misdemeanour charges of simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness after an alleged incident about 4 a.m. in Stockbridge, south of Atlanta.
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, T.I. did not have his key and argued with a guard, who refused to let him in.

He has since bonded out.

The rapper’s attorney released a statement:

“Tip was wrongfully arrested early this morning when he attempted to gain entrance into his gated community – where his wife “Tiny” and his family reside. The guard was sound asleep when Tip arrived at the guardhouse. It took Tip some time to wake up the sleeping guard. Tip clearly identified himself and sought entry. The guard refused entry.  Tip was in contact with “Tiny” by phone and “Tiny” confirmed that Tip should be let in immediately. The guard continued to refuse entry without justification. Words were exchanged and apparently, the guard and/or a supervisor called the police. When the police arrived, they were not interested in hearing Tip’s side of the story and wrongfully chose to end the situation by arresting Tip.”


D’banj, in an interview with Accelerate T.V. says getting married for life was a hard choice for him.

He was asked to choose between two of his major songs, ‘Tongolo’ and ‘Suddenly’ and the singer revealed that it was a difficult decision and it was too emotional for him.

“It was hard enough choosing to say I go marry for the rest of my life which is one thing now you want me to choose another thing. Getting married, that is the only agreement I have for the rest of my life,” he said.

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